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He is also the brother of actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, who played his sister in Donnie Darko (2001). His mother is from a Jewish family and his father's ancestry includes Swedish, of the noble Swedish Gyllenhaal family, and English.
On his 13th birthday, Gyllenhaal performed a "barmitzvah-like act, without the typical trappings," volunteering at a homeless shelter because his parents wanted to give him a sense of gratitude for his privileged lifestyle.
I'm happy to revisit this, but you're going to have to take the lead.
He followed this with roles encompassing many different genres, including the Walt Disney romantic comedy, Bubble Boy (2001); opposite Jennifer Aniston in another Sundance favorite, The Good Girl (2002), and in the science fiction blockbuster, The Day After Tomorrow (2004), which also starred Dennis Quaid.
Making his theater debut, Gyllenhaal appeared on the London stage with a starring role in Kenneth Lonergan's revival of "This Is Our Youth".